Bakhtiari Nomad’s Tour with a visit to Kul-e Farah

Departure Date:
Daily
Starting price:
199
Summury
This small group tour offers an experience that few Westerners will have the privilege of being invited to witness. The main destination of this tour is to Izeh and Bakhtiari nomad’s tribes. Izeh is one of the most cultural and historically rich towns in Iran yet unknown for travelers. So by joining this tour you will have an opportunity to discover Izeh and its fascinating reliefs in Kul-e Farah and Eshkaft-e Salman. These reliefs are known as the Mother of Persepolis reliefs and carvings so there is no doubt how important these archeological Sites are.
Last but not least, the most exciting part of this journey is visiting and staying two nights in Bakhtiari nomad’s tent. The experience of Bakhtiari nomad’s life style, cultural interaction and of course activity based programs, food, custom, horse riding, milking animals will immerse you in a way that the destination chosen cannot be duplicated elsewhere.
Tour names
Bakhtiari Nomad’s Tour with a visit to Kul-e Farah
Operator
Departure date
Daily
Return date
Daily
Starting from
Isfahan
Main destination
Izeh
Starting Price
199 Euro
Nights
2
Discount
10 percentage
accommodation
Eco Lodge and Nomad's tent
Age range
19 to 89
Transportation
Transportation by deluxe vehicle or a cab
Group size
Ultra small group (2 to 6 Paxs)
Deposit
30%
Contact
+1-778-833-0241
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Address
Head office location: Vancouver, Canada

Highlights:

  • A visit to ancient site of Kul-e Farah
  • A visit to Eshkaft-e Salman Ancient Site
  • A visit to Bakhtiari cemeteries with lion’s grave stones
  • Overnight stay in Nomad’s tent
  • Nomad’s life experience
  • Local music and cuisine
  • Being in a nature

Inclusion:

  • 2 night accommodation at Nomad’s tent and Eco lodge
  • 2 breakfast, 3 lunches and 2 dinners
  • All transport between destinations
  • Hotel pick-up transfer
  • Baggage handling
  • Entrance fee to mentioned sites
  • Local music
  • English-speaking local guide
  • Taxes and fuel charges

Exclusion:

  • Items of personal nature, tips & gratuities
  • Travel insurance
  • Items not mentioned as being included
Itinerary

Day 1: Isfahan – Izeh – Susan village

Early morning, we will start our journey from Isfahan to the ancient city of Izeh by driving through magnificent mountains and captivating nature. Along the way, we will have few amazing stops including Karun dam. This dam is one of the biggest dams in Iran.
Just before our arrival to Izeh, we will visit one of the Bakhtiari cemeteries with lion’s grave stones, these big lions’ grave stones represented of the person who is buried there. Bigger stone lion, more important the person is buried underneath.
Afterwards, we will continue towards Izeh, to visit one of the oldest temple and historical sites in Iran. Eshkaft-e Salman (Tarisha Temple) has embraced the greatest cuneiform script of modern Ilam with first appearance of women illustrated next to men on stone reliefs (12th century BC). Then we will continue our tour to visit another relief from Parthian’s period.
Overnight: Eco-Lodge guest house in the village

Day 2: Susan village – Bakhtiari Nomad’s Tribe

After our breakfast in the eco lodge we will visit few places around the lodge and then start a hike to Karun River to do some fishing. Hopefully today is our lucky day to catch some big fish for our lunch. We will continue our hike towards Nomad’s tent once we get there, we will have an introduction about Bakhtiari nomads and learn more about them and stay overnight in black tent of nomads’.
Overnight: Nomad’s tent

Day 3: Bakhtiari Nomad’s Tribe – Kul-e Farah - Isfahan

The sounds of birds singing in dawn, sounds of sheep and Shepherd men going to the mountains, and a smell of bread being cooked by a nomad lady on the wood fire will wake you up before your wakeup alarm goes off.
Once you are up, we will provide you with organic breakfast in nomad’s tent, this most likely will be one of your most delicious and memorable breakfast on your journey to Iran. After our breakfast we will start our day by visiting Kul-e Farah on our way back to Isfahan. On this visit you will explore some of the most fascinating reliefs ever made in history.
Continue our way to Isfahan.
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